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Barbecue Pulled Chicken

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From EatingWell:  February/March 2006, July/August 2012

This BBQ pulled chicken recipe is a fanciful reinterpretation of pulled pork that slow-cooks chicken in lots of tangy tomato sauce. Have sliced jalapenos, sliced red onions and some sour cream on hand to top this barbecue pulled chicken, which makes a hearty main course. You can turn it into an unbelievable sandwich or serve it on mashed potatoes or even whole-grain spaghetti. Serve with shredded napa cabbage tossed with low-fat mayonnaise, cider vinegar, celery seed and honey to taste.

8 servings | Active Time: 25 minutes | Total Time: 5 1/2 hours

Ingredients

Preparation

  1. Stir tomato sauce, chiles, vinegar, honey, paprika, tomato paste, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, ground chipotle and salt in a 6-quart slow cooker until smooth. Add chicken, onion and garlic; stir to combine.
  2. Put the lid on and cook on low until the chicken can be pulled apart, about 5 hours.
  3. Transfer the chicken to a cutting board and shred with a fork. Return the chicken to the sauce, stir well and serve.

Nutrition

Per serving : 364 Calories; 13 g Fat; 3 g Sat; 5 g Mono; 93 mg Cholesterol; 32 g Carbohydrates; 30 g Protein; 4 g Fiber; 477 mg Sodium; 547 mg Potassium

1/2 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 1/2 other carb., 4 lean meat

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